UnityPoint Health

  • Speech Pathologist

    Requisition ID
    1795 Hwy 64 East
    1050 UnityPoint Health Jones Regional Medical Center
    Speech Therapy
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Monday's 9:00AM to 3:00PM
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Part Time Benefits
  • Overview

    The staff speech-language pathologist is responsible for patient examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutic intervention.  The staff speech-language pathologist practices within the scope of the profession of Speech Language Pathology for adult and pediatric patients.  


    Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

    • Examines patients/clients - obtains history, performs a systems review, and selects and administers discipline- and age-specific tests and measures to obtain data
    • Evaluates patients/clients - makes clinical judgments based on data gathered during the examination
    • Develops patient/client diagnoses or problem lists (cluster of signs and symptoms)
    • Develops patient/client prognoses (optimal level of improvement and time needed to achieve it)
    • In collaboration with patient or family develops plans of care with measurable goals
    • Develops and implements patient/client interventions, including delegating and supervising support staff
    • Provides patient and family education and training
    • Completes required patient care documentation and communication
    • Formulates and implements patients discharge plans in collaboration with others
    • Collaborates with hospital departments and community agencies to deliver coordinated care
    • Maintains a safe and orderly work environment
    • Meets department productivity standards

    Program and professional development

    • Provides clinical supervision of students
    • Facilitates orderly department functioning
    • Participates in department and hospital meetings
    • Participates in interdisciplinary task forces and committees
    • Participates in performance improvement activities
    • Contributes to program development
    • Participates in hospital and department provided in-services and community education
    • Participates in development and education of colleagues
    • Promotes a greater understanding of rehabilitation and of Speech Pathology in the hospital and community
    • Assumes responsibility for  own professional growth and development in clinical practice, regulatory and fiscal issues

    Basic UPH Performance Criteria          

    • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines
    • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance
    • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position
    • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare
    • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year
    • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.




    Meets educational requirements as necessary for obtaining professional license in Speech-Language Pathology



    Expreince is preferred working as a Speech Pathologist



    Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist in Iowa.

    Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within three (3) months from date of hire. 

    Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


    Information about Jones Regional Medical Center - Anamosa, IA


    Jones Regional Medical Center has been named 5th fastest growing hospital in the US by Modern Healthcare



    • All private rooms
    • Three major trauma rooms with an additional four exam rooms
    • State-of-the-art equipment and lighting
    • Easy navigation for patients to be evaluated and treated in the ED
    • Radiology/laboratory services located next to ED for easy testing access
    • 5500+ volume Monthly
    • 24/7 RT, Lab, ER and Radiology
    • Daytime offerings - Therapy, Wound, Social Services, Counseling, Rehabilitation
    • Great place to have a rural quality of life but have access to larger cities (30-minutes to Cedar Rapids and 45-minutes to Iowa City)




    Choose Jones County

    Jones County, located in the heart of Eastern Iowa along Highway 151, is central to major U.S. markets. Within five hours of Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Madison, and Omaha with easy access to the crossroads of America, Interstates 80 and 35.


    Living in Jones County

    • Easy highway access to major shopping/entertainment in Cedar Rapids 
    • Just 45 minutes from Iowa City
    • Growing trail system for walking and biking
    • Museums including the National Motorcycle Museum and the Anamosa State Penitentiary Museum
    • State and local parks for camping and recreation
    • Two new aqua parks
    • Numerous golf courses
    • Home of the Jones County Fair the 3rd largest county fair in the state of Iowa.





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